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“Great Food”
Review of Sycamore

Sycamore
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Ranked #2 of 261 Restaurants in Newton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 20, 2013

This was our first time at Sycamore and we will be back. It is a menu when all in our party were able to be satisfied. Reservations were honored, the wait staff was knowledgable, friendly and efficient. The duck platter, fish and sausage were prepared perfectly. The wine list was complete and satisfying. It was a little noisy but that could be alleviated with some material on the wall. Nice to see an age group from the 30's to the 70's. We'll be back.

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Thank tuscangreen
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

Sophisticated menu, excellent food, exceptional staff. Altogether a great new arrival and by far the best choice in Newton Center.

Thank Samuel F
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

We were pleasantly surprised by Sycamore. The vibe is very urban, not suburban, in a good way. The food took a while to arrive but was very good when it came. Everyone around us also appeared to have long waits between courses. We had steak w/ vegetables (sunchokes, greens) and a seafood sausage. Dinner menu is very limited so this would be a bad place if you were a picky eater. The cocktail menu is great- very interesting and the persephone is something I would happily drink all day. Definitely a very interesting dining experience in Newton and we look forward to returning.

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Reviewed January 11, 2013

Great dining experience. Duck board is amazing. Service was good. Reservation worked easily. Fun atmosphere. Inventive food. Love the window into the chef's work area.

Only one "complaint": a bit loud. No noise dampening means it can get pretty loud with all the chatter. Not a quiet romantic place.

But I like it better than Lumier and many of the other options in the Newton area.

Give it a try!

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Thank Shantap
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

First experience at Sycamore on New Year's Eve. Staff accommodated our party of 2 with short notice. Gracious and attentive service, though a bit forgotten by the end of the meal when the restaurant was near peak. Agnolotti: excellent. Steak frites: a superb rendering of a classic bistro dish. I tried the New Year Eve prix fixe menu. All dishes were nicely prepared but lacked a depth of flavor and complexity that I expected from a special menu. The kitchen is still working through some issues as several tables, including ours, waited quite a long time between appetizer and main course. We also waited 15 minutes for a chocolate torte (that was prepared in advance).

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Thank makalu55
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